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This was a very fascinating book.
This is a review of an exciting new book by Bryan Sykes: SAXONS, VIKINGS, AND CELTS The Genetic Roots of Britain and Ireland, W.W. Norton & Co., 2006, 306 pages.
It is most interesting and I recommend this book to everyone who is interested in the genetic history of these peoples.
Interesting story of how the author undertook the genetic research, combined with the history and the DNA studies.Not overly scientific, but just enough for a lay reader.Published 2 days ago by M. Fitzgerald
Revealing in context of Scottish case for independence that the Scots are very like English in terms of inherited genes so destroys some myths.Published 7 days ago by A. Pelling
I am not finished yet, but I am fascinated with the history and the approach to obtain DNA samples. I bought to discover my Irish and Viking history.Published 8 days ago by Pam A. Fults
You have read the history of the British Isles, right? You have read about the waves of invaders that washed across the Isles, displacing the earlier peoples and starting all-new... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kurt A. Johnson
I purchased the Audible version. Maybe the printed version would have been better. I am not slamming the
Audible narration, which was excellent. Read more
I enjoyed the book very much and would definately recommend it to my fellow history buffs. Lots of interesting info.Published 2 months ago by GMCraf
Great read for opening your eyes to truth and what is not truth. It really made me think and investigate further.Published 3 months ago by Karen M Headrick
Heavy reading but interesting. Would have been better in book form rather than kindle. Maps would have been great. Not everyone is familiar with the geography of England.Published 4 months ago by ELBE